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I use tags as bookmarks. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Sebmojo
MetaTalk comment - 12 hours ago

It's anecdotal, but as soon as I took my MA off my resume, I started getting interviews for the admin jobs I was applying for. Did you do any kind of part-time work or internships during your Master's program that can help fill the gap?... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by shadowy_world
Ask MeFi comment - 12 hours ago

Another more recent MeFi example. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Melismata
MetaTalk comment - 13 hours ago

dismas: this means that every year you can discuss the merits of the version of Jingle Bell Rock that only features the words Jingle, Bell and Rock. And jock ringle, I guess. One of the attendees at our recent Meetup (Maecenas?) said that... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by en forme de poire
MetaTalk comment - 14 hours ago

not_too_xabi is killing me as a team name. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by running order squabble fest, modernnomad, elizardbits
MetaTalk comment - 14 hours ago

josher71: Do you think Sturridge and Lambert will partner like SAS? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by josher71
MetaTalk comment - 16 hours ago

Someone take the keys to the boot room away from me. I can't stop this Klinsmannian tinkering with my team. I think I've been through a dozen starting XIs in the past week.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by modernnomad
MetaTalk comment - 16 hours ago

Also, it's possible there are MeFites that have never heard this amazing [NSFW] track that celebrates it's 6th anniversary (!) on Friday. NSFW because lyrics and because you will be laughing and krumping so hard you will embarrass yourself.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by sperose
MetaTalk comment - 17 hours ago

I know MeFi is almost deathly allergic to the idea of setting up different "levels" of users, but the backtagging effort was a huge success, with little to no abuse, as far as I know. Would it be possible to have users volunteer for... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Cannon Fodder, Proofs and Refutations, metasav, smoke, alms, Drastic, zarq
MetaTalk comment - Yesterday

Thing: The great thing about most of these words is that you can make them up as you go along. Just nick a word from a Latin dictionary and stick [something] on the end. If you screw it up nobody will ever know. You just invented... [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by sebastienbailard, Joe in Australia, Doofus Magoo, sperose, Foosnark
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

In the pre-Obamacare world, you could do a thing where you sign up for COBRA at the last possible minute and then delay paying your premiums until the last possible minute, and you could negotiate a situation where you were in a Schroedinger's state... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by JoeZydeco, suelac
Ask MeFi comment - 2 days ago

This is great and good. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by seyirci, BlueHorse
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I generally signal that I am done by crumpling my burger wrapper, sticking it in the empty fry box, and throwing the whole thing on the backseat floorboard.... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by TedW, AaronRaphael, morganw, small_ruminant, freecellwizard, Flashman, Slap*Happy
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

For a while when they were transitioning from longboxes to bare jewel cases, they used to put jewel cases into these plastic exoskeletons to make them the same size as a longbox. It was a weird time.... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by GrammarMoses, Mister Moofoo, Lexica, pxe2000, TedW, Cash4Lead, thelonius
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

feckless fecal fear mongering: That's just poor FOH & expo management. Working in food service is a blessing and a curse because on one hand, it makes you more sympathetic to servers and how hard their job can be, but on the other hand,... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by AaronRaphael, mmascolino, Omnomnom
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

gadge emeritus: Tears aren't a sign of weakness. Own them. Hmm, I've always thought that "joke" was more a self-deprecating knock about not being in touch with your own emotions. Like, if water is leaking from my eyes it must be... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by zombieflanders, Etrigan, Room 641-A
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

Hoopo: You may be right, but then I also sorta remember dudes dressing like that in the 80s. Short shorts and belly shirts and stuff. Did I mention I am glad the 80s are over? Yes. I grew up in the 80s and definitely had short shorts (those... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by hototogisu, kittens for breakfast, Hoopo, DirtyOldTown
FanFare comment - 4 days ago

And this one. [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by ob1quixote, destructive cactus, gingerest, the quidnunc kid
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

This previous MetaTalk post does what it says on the tin. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by ob1quixote, destructive cactus, gingerest, the quidnunc kid, cjorgensen
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

I've spent 39 years and change in a deeply racist society, I am accidentally racist all the time. It's like getting spinach caught in your teeth or having a terrible zit or having your fly down, you want someone to TELL you when you're doing it.... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by sweetkid
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

Help me create an ARG for my daughter.
favorited 18 times, recently by ichomp
Ask MeFi post - 4 days ago

They practice by playing a one-on-one game made up of shooting difficult shots from different parts of the arena. If you missed the shot, you are given one letter of a five letter word, and the first person to spell the whole word loses. This game is... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by morganw, sebastienbailard, Purposeful Grimace, Orange Dinosaur Slide, postel's law, You Can't Tip a Buick, boo_radley, xedrik, JPD
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Two of my favorite AskMes: Is cereal soup? Is quiche pie? And tangentially related: How much is a deviled egg? [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by unmake, yohko, blnkfrnk, seyirci, orme, crazy with stars
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

The Whelk: I hereby want a vote on which murderous weapon-wielding animal should grace the great seal of New York State. Rat King with a tazer.... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by p3on, gaspode, viggorlijah, Metroid Baby, inertia, justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow, capricorn, You Can't Tip a Buick, prize bull octorok
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Thanks for sharing that, tallthinone. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by en forme de poire
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

It was striking to me the number of 90s songs where I couldn't pull the title out of my memory, but I knew the song well enough that I could sing it until I came across the title in the lyrics.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Room 641-A
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

So many levels. A fascinating story about the improbable solving of a cold case by examining a brutal fictional account of a heinous crime. Thanks for posting.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by ellieBOA
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

I think you mean a chicken vandwich. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome, XMLicious, Slap*Happy
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

For what it's worth I mostly agree with you about the NewsFilter thing, but it's not cool to question the quality of a thread within the thread itself. You can Flag it or take it to MetaTalk. Threadshitting is not permitted.... [more]
favorited 25 times, recently by junques, introp, futureisunwritten, Deathalicious, roomthreeseventeen, Dysk, JLovebomb, baniak, Ivan Fyodorovich
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

kyrademon: When asked to define a cat, you might think of things like four legs, tail, characteristic ear shape, etc. But then, when presented with a three-legged, tailless cat with ragged ears, you still instantly recognize it as a cat. How can... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Stacey, Room 641-A
MeFi comment - 8 days ago

Back to the sandwich board. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by bleep, Alvy Ampersand
MeFi comment - 8 days ago

You could not have an entry in the drinking game about "they make a weather-related pun about the contestant who is a weatherman" because alcohol poisoning.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by mothershock, desjardins
MeFi comment - 8 days ago

As the best maker of grilled cheese sandwiches of my generation, I am embarrassed I neglected to consider them. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by GenjiandProust
MeFi comment - 8 days ago

-- Backstory involves a climbing wall - drink -- Multiple competitors from the same family - one drink per family member -- Competitor makes it up the wall on their third attempt - three drinks -- Competitor dips a toe in the water climbing down... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by MCMikeNamara
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

desjardins: *takes notes for a drinking game* I like this. Here are some other ideas. -- Akbar references his days in the NFL -- Contestant runs the course in street clothes -- Contestant finishes the course in street clothes... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by MCMikeNamara, misha
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

COMMUNITY WEBLOG FLAMEOUT LEFT GRAR PROFESSIONAL WHITE BACKGROUND PLATE OF BEANS, STEAMING [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by arrjay, feckless fecal fear mongering, aparrish, capricorn, ignignokt
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

GOOGLE RONBLEDORE [more]
favorited 41 times, recently by kenko, polychora, naoko, Frayed Knot, Gordafarin, RedOrGreen, DRoll, One Second Before Awakening, Legomancer, leotrotsky, whuppy, unregistered_animagus, drezdn, longbaugh, pseudonymph, Ziggy500, quadrilaterals, Joakim Ziegler, asperity, stoneweaver, lunasol, blueberry, valrus, Orange Dinosaur Slide, audacity, ddbeck, bq, kickingthecrap, nebulawindphone, skye.dancer, donajo, the quidnunc kid, blue_beetle, leesh, sonmi, zombieflanders, punchtothehead, dialetheia, lysimache, The Whelk, angerbot
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

I think this was a joke. Yeah, sorry for being confusing. If you were a MeFi Prime subscriber you would have seen the "Joke" glyph I added to my comment's metadata. Also a... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome
MetaTalk comment - 9 days ago

madajb: Something I'm curious about relative to ANW: Is there a required way to do the obstacles? There was an episode recently where a guy DQed himself for "touching the back of the platform" on the slanted steps at the... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by MCMikeNamara
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

stellaluna: Andy Dalton Perhaps you arrived here from Google by searching: - wrongest possible throw - how to play blorfball - rules of blorfball - how to score a blorf in blorfball I AM DEAD OF... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

I don't know if Plex can stream to the XBox360, but I'd be surprised if it can't. If not, you could get a Chromecast for $35 and stream to that. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Mo Nickels, easement1
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

Great answer by painquale, but it's really as simple as looking at the choices available for below-the-waist clothing. Women are like men in that they can choose to wear pants with very little societal backlash (today -- definitely not so in the... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by fshgrl
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

I have made pulled pork in the slow cooker dozens of times, and I frankly prefer a leaner cut. The fattier cuts are too... gelatinous. I'm sure it's different in a smoker or oven, but in the slow cooker I prefer tenderloin.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by PhoBWanKenobi, KogeLiz
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

Older teens might recognize Sterling, Cyril, Lana, and Mallory. The man in the middle is Barry. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by rideunicorns
Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

treehorn+bunny: I'd be curious to know what the perception of someone from outside medicine was after watching it. Cool. My wife has been in veterinary emergency medicine for over 10 years, and she loves learning about the similarities and... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by treehorn+bunny
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

bendybendy: Bermont Ehio Jennisee Que Mexico Xinnesota Yoregon Zidaho This is cracking me up for some reason. Bermont. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by GrammarMoses, treepour, GenjiandProust
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

Copronymus: Ztate of Rhode Izlandz and Prozidenz Plantazionz I believe I saw that sticker alongside the Korn logo and Calvin pissing on something-or-other on the rear windshield of a 1991 Civic DX with Rhody plates, an imitation carbon... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by benito.strauss
MeFi comment - 10 days ago

There is a "oddities and antiquities" type shop near me that sells antique medical devices, taxidermy, occult books and items, etc. They have for sale a couple of red armbands with white circles, and then on the white circle there has been... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Beti
Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

mochapickle: I'm so late to this party, but yes! I was thinking the whole time that this could be really effective in a black box theater setting. External voices, shadows and streaks and banging on the doors. You could do some... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by mochapickle, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED
FanFare comment - 10 days ago

BlerpityBloop: Having said that. Not every member of this site is down with SSM. Or most of the, well I don't know what to cal it, groupthink I suppose. We have reached the "double down" portion of the MeTa.... [more]
favorited 31 times, recently by introp, Corinth, wenestvedt, usonian, Ivan Fyodorovich
MetaTalk comment - 10 days ago

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